1740 – J. B. Homann – Regnum Borussiae Seerenissimi


Title:                      “Regnum Borussiae Gloriosis auspiciis Serenissimi et Potemtissimi Prin Frderici III Primi Borussiae Regis. March et Elect. Brand inauguratum die 18. Ian A. 1701

Gorgeous map of Prussia, the fifth variant of the house Homann and the only one with the portrait of Frederick the Great in the magnificent ornate cartouche.

Map comes from the atlas “Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt“ published in Nuremberg 1740.

Cartographer:            Johann Baptist Homann (1664-1724)
Sheet size:                    61,2 x 52,0 cm
Year:                              1740
Technique:                  copper engraving

Good condition. Strong press on watermarked paper. Wide margins. One wormhole in the cartouche. Contemporary coloring.


This is an original antique map published in 1740 and not a modern copy or reprint


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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